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Aquinas / Edition 1
     

Aquinas / Edition 1

by Ralph McInerny
 

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ISBN-10: 0745626874

ISBN-13: 9780745626871

Pub. Date: 12/15/2003

Publisher: Wiley

This lively and highly accessible introduction to the thought of Thomas Aquinas focuses on his philosophy while making clear its openness to theology as reflection on Revelation.

  • Introduces students this great philosopher of the middle ages in one short book.
  • Brings together alternative approaches to Aquinas’ thought.

Overview

This lively and highly accessible introduction to the thought of Thomas Aquinas focuses on his philosophy while making clear its openness to theology as reflection on Revelation.

  • Introduces students this great philosopher of the middle ages in one short book.
  • Brings together alternative approaches to Aquinas’ thought.
  • Uses key texts to describe the trajectory of Aquinas’ philosophy and the legacy it left behind.
  • This is the first title in a new Polity series, Classic Thinkers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780745626871
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/15/2003
Series:
Classic Thinkers Series
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: A Short Life.

1. Origins.

2. Montecassino (1230–1239).

3. University of Naples (1239–1244).

4. Under House Arrest (1244–1245).

5. Cologne and Albert the Great (1245–1248).

6. Student at Paris (1252–1256).

7. First Paris Professorship (1256–1259).

8. Italian Interlude (1259–1268).

9. Second Paris Period (1269–1272).

10. Naples (1272–1274).

selected Further Reading.

Part II: In Pursuit of Wisdom.

11. Theology presupposes Philosophy.

12. The Quest of Philosophy.

13. Theoretical and Practical.

14. The Order of Learning.

15. The Two Theologies.

16. The Four Orders.

17. The Logical Order.

18. Our Natural Way of Knowing.

19. Matter and Form.

20. Things that Come to Be as the Result of a Change.

21. The Parmenidean Problem.

22. The Sequel.

23. The Prime Mover.

24. The Soul.

25. Sense Perception.

26. The Immortality of the Human Soul.

27. The Opening to Metaphysics.

28. The Big Problem.

29. The Two Theologies Revisited.

30. Being as Being.

31. Analogy.

32. Being as Analogous.

33. Substance.

34. Presuppositions of Metaphysics.

35. God and Metaphysics.

36. Ipsum esse Subsistens.

37. The Moral Order.

38. Ultimate End in Aristotle.

39. Ultimate End in Thomas.

40. Virtuous Action.

41. Natural Law.

42. Natural Inclinations.

43. Virtue and Law.

44. Practical Syllogism.

45. End/Means.

46. The Common Good.

47. Natural and Supernatural Ends.

48. Preambles of Faith.

49. Christian Philosophy.

50. Beyond Philosophy.

51. The Range of Theology.

Sources.

Selected Further Reading.

Part III: Thomism.

52. The First Phase.

53. Second Scholasticism.

54. The Leonine Revival.

55. Three Thomisms.

56. Whither Thomism?.

Selected Further Reading.

Index

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